It’s a new term and that means it’s time for a new set of Quantitative Workshops from the Center for Teaching and Learning.   These are coming up in algebra, word problems, and graphing.  Click here to see what’s in store:

The Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor three different workshops to provide students with an opportunity to review quantitative concepts.  Each workshop will be held twice, will take place in Briggs 420, and is approximately 90 minutes long.

Algebra               _     4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Workshop 7:00 PM on Monday, April 5, 2010

The algebra workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Basic algebraic operations and the law of exponents
  • Binomial multiplication and factorization
  • Important algebraic identities
  • Techniques for solving quadratic and fractional systems of linear equations
  • Basic concepts and identities of trigonometry

Graph                  _     4:30 PM on Thursday, April 1, 2010

Workshop 7:00 PM on Tuesday April 6, 2010

The graphing workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Graphs of linear equations, quadratic equations, exponential functions, trigonometric functions and more…
  • Significance of slope in various applications
  • Displacement of graphs

Word Problem     _     4:30 PM on Friday, April 2, 2010

Workshop                  7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 7, 2010

The word problem workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Problem solving strategies useful in working with quantitative concepts
  • How to extract useful information from a problem and how to relate similar problems
  • Hands-on experience working on interesting and challenging word problems